JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Sunday, June 4, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 11: 05 a. m. in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(f), and under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Republican Leader.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Tim Kehoe of East Hartford, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

In these difficult times, may our leaders find in their hearts the guidance and wisdom to do what is best for the people of Connecticut.

Pursuant to Senate Rule 9(f) the Senate is called into Session, by the Office of the Senate Clerk's under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Republican Leader.

It is hereby moved that Senate Agenda Number 1, dated June 4, 2017, is adopted, the items on said Agenda shall be acted upon as indicated and that the Agenda shall be incorporated into the Senate Journal and Senate Transcript.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE BILLS

The following favorable reports of the Joint Standing Committees were received from the House, read the second time and tabled for the calendar.

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 7271 (RAISED) (File No. 555) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM AS AN INDEPENDENT AGENCY. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 7253 (RAISED) (File Nos. 552 and 791) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. H. B. No. 6997 (RAISED) (File No. 123) AN ACT CONCERNING THE WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 6352 (COMM) (File No. 56) AN ACT CONCERNING BENEFICIAL END USES IN CONNECTICUT FOR DISCARDED TIRES AND REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TIRE HAULER LICENSE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. H. B. No. 7036 (File No. 454) AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF FUEL CELLS FOR ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM BENEFITS AND RELIABILITY. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 6155 (COMM) (File No. 579) AN ACT AUTHORIZING DEEMED STATUS LICENSE RENEWALS FOR CERTAIN NONPROFIT COMMUNITY SERVICE PROVIDERS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. H. B. No. 7023 (RAISED) (File No. 225) AN ACT AUTHORIZING SHORT-TERM CARE GROUP INSURANCE POLICIES, PERMITTING HEALTH CARE CENTERS TO CHARGE COINSURANCE, AMENDING THE INSURERS REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION ACT AND REQUIRING THAT INSURERS ISSUE NOTICES TO INSUREDS REGARDING PERSONAL AND COMMERCIAL RISK POLICIES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "B").

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. H. B. No. 5655 (COMM) (File No. 214) AN ACT CONCERNING A PROPERTY OWNER'S LIABILITY FOR THE EXPENSES OF REMOVING A FALLEN TREE OR LIMB.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 7044 (File No. 695) AN ACT CONCERNING PRETRIAL JUSTICE REFORM. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. H. B. No. 7294 (RAISED) (File No. 514) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL FINANCE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for H. B. No. 7220 (RAISED) (File No. 593) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING SAFE DRINKING WATER. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for H. B. No. 7174 (RAISED) (File No. 590) AN ACT ALLOWING CERTAIN HOSPITAL PERSONNEL TO ADMINISTER A SALINE FLUSH TO AN INTRAVENOUS LINE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for H. B. No. 7222 (RAISED) (File No. 594) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "B").

PUBLIC HEALTH. H. B. No. 5741 (COMM) (File No. 578) AN ACT CONCERNING SOBER LIVING HOMES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedules "A" and "B").

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 11: 10 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.